A Website Dedicated to Outing “Photographers”
You may find YouAreNotAPhotographer.com (a site dedicated to outing supposed professional photography businesses) entertaining, educational and yes even offensive. But one thing is for sure, if you don’t get why these pics should be making you shake your head with the occasional chuckle, then you need to be looking at these photos as examples of things NOT to do or consider a new line of work.
I have a list with dozens upon dozens of photography related websites that I view each week and this one landed at the bottom of that list. Partially because it was new and partially because it seemed a bit too snarky and potentially offensive despite it’s humorous approach. But it does, if nothing else, give excellent examples of common mistakes the average, novice photographer can make. I can’t wait to see how our readers react and apologize if any of you are unfortunate enough to be featured on their site. If you want the full effect, head over to: YouAreNotAPhotographer.com, where each photos comes with it’s very own berating comment.
You Are Not A Photographer: “Have you noticed how 50 girls you went to school with have set up shop as a “professional” photographer? Having a DSLR does not make you a professional photographer. We’re outing these no talents with daily pictures from the worst of the web. We only post pictures that were from a photography “business,” and we use that term lightly. Maybe you are one of those photographers. Have a good laugh at yourself. You submit the photos, and we provide the snark.”
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